[Fedora-packaging] packages which add user accounts: is fedora-usermgmt the way?

Tom 'spot' Callaway tcallawa at redhat.com
Mon Jul 4 14:20:44 UTC 2005

On Sun, 2005-07-03 at 16:42 -0300, Alexandre Oliva wrote:
> On Jul  3, 2005, "Tom 'spot' Callaway" <tcallawa at redhat.com> wrote:
> > I vote we stay below 500. My FC4 box seems to start at 500 for new UIDs.
> > Starting at 300 seems sensible, to give FC some room. 
> Erhm...  But what about all those existing user bases introduced when
> only the range below 100 was reserved?  My uid at the uni has been 404
> since 1991.  FWIW, it wasn't an HTTP error code back then, to the best
> of my knowledge; it was just the number right after 403.


I suspect that we'll find that due to poor historical planning, every
UID above 100 is used by someone, somewhere.

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